There’s probably at least one or two apps at your organization that users just hate. The thing runs too slow, is too hard to operate or doesn’t meet their needs in some other way. But the real bad news: That could be putting your systems at risk.
Conventional wisdom is that you don’t have to worry about apps that are based in the U.S. and available on Google Play or the App Store. Bad news: Conventional wisdom is wrong.
Recent research by NTT Communications has an alarming takeaway: While companies may like to think they’re up-to-date on security, many are years behind in detecting and protecting against vulnerabilities.
Anyone who has ever spent a long day at the office cleaning up after a security threat has probably wanted to curse out whoever made the vulnerable app. But a new study says that application isn’t always to blame – often, IT is.